Bitcoin offers no easy escape for Greece

Jul 2, 2015
Expecting Bitcoin to fix Greece is like trying to run Netflix on the Internet of 1995.
Posted In: Greece, bitcoin, greek bailout, greekcrisis
Pro-Euro protesters gather in front of the parliament building in Athens on Tuesday. Thousands of people rallied in Athens on Tuesday in support of a bailout deal with international creditors, which has been rejected by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras

Greece misses debt repayment deadline

Jun 30, 2015
Greece has failed to repay 1.6 billion euro debt owed to the IMF on time.
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Demonstrators take part in a rally organized by supporters of the "Yes" vote for the upcoming referendum in front of the Greek Parliament on Tuesday in Athens, Greece

Londoner crowdfunding cash for Greek bailout

Jun 30, 2015
One man is taking it to the people to save Greece.
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The Greek debt crisis by the numbers

Jun 30, 2015
Marketplace's Paddy Hirsch explains the Greek debt crisis.
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Lessons from Cyprus on handling debt crisis

Jun 30, 2015
A look back at the 2013 debt crisis in Cyprus. Were lessons learned that could help Greece?
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greece, Greek, IMF
Gold demand hit its highest in months.

Europeans take refuge in gold

Jun 29, 2015
Greece's financial situation has helped drive up demand.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greece, Greek, gold
Members of the Greek Communist Party wave flags during an anti-austerity rally at Syntagma Square on Friday in Athens, Greece. The Greek government offered a series of measures this week, including multiple tax increases, to persuade its creditors to rele

Weekly Wrap: GDP and Greece

Jun 26, 2015
Catherine Rampell and Felix Salmon join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week in business and finance.
Posted In: greekcrisis, GDP, Greece, Eurozone
Greece is experiencing a drug shortage as the country decreases healthcare spending.

Pharmacist rejects creditors' prescription for Greece

Jun 26, 2015
Business is tough in a profession earmarked for reform and greater competition.
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Sandwich-maker finds Greek debt hard to stomach

Jun 26, 2015
U.S.-educated businessman serves up some tough love for his homeland.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greece, Eurozone, European debt crisis, Entrepreneur